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Patrick's Dinosaurs on the Internet (edition 1999)

by Carol Carrick, David Milgrim (Illustrator)

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Member:AnnaMoody
Title:Patrick's Dinosaurs on the Internet
Authors:Carol Carrick
Other authors:David Milgrim (Illustrator)
Info:Clarion Books (1999), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:easy; k-3; fiction; dinosaurs; internet; boy; travel; technology; adventure; alien; space

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Patrick's Dinosaurs on the Internet by Carol Carrick

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This was a fun book to read. I know that my students would love it, especially many of the boys. It allows readers to use their imagination in this modern fantasy. I'd recommend it!
  jesswatters | Jan 23, 2015 |
This is a book that was unlike any I've ever read. At the beginning of the novel, Patrick and his brother, Hank, are looking up Dinosaurs on the internet. Patrick wants to keep looking but Hank decides it is time for bed. However, while Patrick is in bed trying to sleep Dinosaurs show up on his computer screen. The dinosaurs tell Patrick they are going to come and take him on an adventure. Then a bright light appears outside Patrick's window and the dinosaurs are outside in spaceship. They take Patrick on adventures into space and stars. The illustration are brightly colored and kid-friendly. I would recommend this book when teaching about stars, space, or technology. ( )
  AnnaMoody | Nov 19, 2012 |
Genre: Fantasy
Age: Primary
Media: watercolor
Review: Dinosaurs do not exist today and they could not talk. Children's imaginations will help them believe the story. ( )
  jmilton11 | Apr 3, 2012 |
Genre: Science Fiction

Critique: This is an excellent example of science fiction because it includes technology (the internet, space travel, etc) and impossible situations made possible only through science

Summary: Patrick loves to research dinosaurs on the internet, but has no idea that they are researching him back from their computers. A friendly creature names Flato allows Patrick to go to the dinosaur's planet with him, participates in an intergalactic soccer game, and nearly gets eaten by a T-Rex!

Personification: The author uses personification of dinosaurs to set up the plot for this story. The personification is important to the story because it brings essential characters to life (the dinosaurs) and there would be no story without this personification

Media: Watercolors ( )
  Rose_Hawblitzel | Nov 22, 2011 |
Media: Gauache ( )
  JsSunshine | Nov 16, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0395509491, Hardcover)

Patrick loves dinosaurs, and he loves looking at them on the Internet. But he has no idea that dinosaurs are looking back! One night, Flato, a friendly, freckle-faced creature, invites Patrick to travel in a fantastic spaceship to visit his dinosaur planet. That's only the first of Patrick's amazing adventures, which include an intergalactic soccer game and a close call with a hungry Tyrannosaurus rex. Both longtime fans and first-time readers will adore this delightful new story about Patrick, featuring the work of a distinctive new illustrator who brings his own humorous, contemporary touch to the book.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:02 -0400)

After looking up information about dinosaurs on his computer, Patrick is awakened by a dinosaur who arrives in a spaceship to take Patrick to his planet for show and tell.

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